Paa Kow's By All Means

Paa Kow's By All Means

Paa Kow is an internationally renowned drum set player, band leader, composer, and teacher of music. He has shared the stage with many African greats: Amakye Dede, George Darko, Kojo Antwi, Nat Brew, Hugh Masekela, and Vusi Mahlasela, as well as American greats Victor Wooten, Brad Goode, John Gunther, Michael Kang, and many more. Paa Kow grew up in a small village called Enyan Denkyira near Cape Coast in Ghana, West Africa. He is widely recognized as one of the most remarkable drum set players to tour in Africa, Europe, and America. Paa Kow displays a unique ability to speak to listeners with his drums in a deeply spiritual conversation. His songs are captivating and danceable. The lyrics are a mixture of Paa Kow's native language, Fante, and English. In an unforgettable display of talent, Paa Kow's By All Means Band bridges the gap between Ghana and America.

The Jumbies

Jumbies takes the rhythm, energy and motion of traditional Afro-Caribbean musical styles such as Soca and Reggae, the vibrant sound of the steel pan, and a high-energy funk backing band and spins out a tasty cocktail of seriously danceable music. What further blows the mind is that this sound comes out of five guys from Iowa.



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